Company says a test cell using its cadmium telluride solar technology set a new world record of 17.3 percent efficiency.
On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.
General Electric says its thin-film solar panels will be available next year along with equipment to ease operation of utility-scale solar power plants.
To boost its solar business, General Electric is planning to launch products built around new technology: cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells that lower the cost of solar.
The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.
With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.
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Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.
Despite experts saying a fall is imminent, First Solar continues to climb.